Healthwatch on 09/09/13

Air date: 
Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
A look at Cover Oregon, the Insurance Exchange

Today hear Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall reports on Cover Oregon, the Insurance exchange and the process by which Oregonians, as individuals and small businesses, can apply for financial help as they select healthcare coverage that will be required in 2014.

The Benton County library meeting room hosted a standing-room only audience on August 20th as people gathered to learn about Cover Oregon; Ron Green, chair of Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates, (in the photo above), served as emcee.

Speakers are pictured below: Liz Baxter chairs the board of Cover Oregon; Onofre Contreras is a staff member of Cover Oregon; Ralph Prows, M.D., is CEO of one of two of Oregon's non-profit CO-OPs developed to offer insurance through the health care exchange to individuals and small businesses.


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